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Definitions of symbol

  1. A visible sign or representation of an idea; anything which suggests an idea or quality, or another thing, as by resemblance or by convention; an emblem; a representation; a type; a figure; as, the lion is the symbol of courage; the lamb is the symbol of meekness or patience. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Any character used to represent a quantity, an operation, a relation, or an abbreviation. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. An abstract or compendium of faith or doctrine; a creed, or a summary of the articles of religion. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. That which is thrown into a common fund; hence, an appointed or accustomed duty. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Share; allotment. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. An abbreviation standing for the name of an element and consisting of the initial letter of the Latin or New Latin name, or sometimes of the initial letter with a following one; as, C for carbon, Na for sodium (Natrium), Fe for iron (Ferrum), Sn for tin (Stannum), Sb for antimony (Stibium), etc. See the list of names and symbols under Element. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. To symbolize. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Something, not a likeness, that stands for something else; an emblem, or sign of an idea, quality, or another thing; a mark or letter representing something in mathematics. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. A sign by which one knows a thing: an emblem. that which represents something else: a figure or letter representing something: (theol.) a creed, compendium of doctrine, or a typical religious rite, as the Eucharist. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Sign; emblem; representation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Symbolic, symbolical. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Something that stands for something else; an emblem; a type. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. A character, mark, etc., indicating something, as a quantity in mathematics. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The sign or representation of any moral thing by the images or properties of natural things; an emblem or representation of something else; a letter or character which is significant; in medals, a certain mark or figure representing a being or thing; an abstract or compendium; a creed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for symbol

  1. And hath the muse no symbol in the Dove? – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. Thus bestowed, it is the symbol of authority and is called the Episcopal Ring. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
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